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Senior Development Assessment Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our positive and dedicated City Significant Team.


Parramatta is experiencing high levels of development activity with the redevelopment of key sites in the CBD, regeneration of residential precincts and redevelopment of former commercial and industrial sites throughout the LGA. Many of these projects are of a scale and type that makes them critical to the future of the city and Council has implemented a policy to ensure that these development projects are assessed and managed accordingly. This includes providing a lifecycle Client Management Services for development.

The focus of the role is the management of City Significant Development including, pre-lodgement advice the assessment of Development Applications and other major developments. This role will manage external consultants and internal processes, to ensure they are processed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $97,512.25 p.a. 
 plus Superannuation. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Participation in Council’s Motor Vehicle Scheme will be discussed with the successful applicant.

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Myfanwy McNally on (02) 9806 5447.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at  https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close   11:30pm, 30 November 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium. 

This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection. 

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.



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